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Egypt threatens to send military to remove encroachments along Nile

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi threatened to resort to the army to confront and remove illegal encroachments on the Nile, in addition to depriving the aggressor of government support provided to citizens, in tandem with mounting fears by the Egyptian government that its share of the Nile water will be prejudiced by the escalating Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis.
This picture shows an aerial view of the "Tahya Masr" (Long Live Egypt) overpass crossing the Nile River island of Warraq (L) on the northern outskirts of Cairo from the district of Rod al-Farag in Cairo (top) into the district of Imbaba in Cairo's twin city of Giza (bottom) to connect with the ring-road highway circling greater Cairo, Egypt, May 14, 2021.

The Egyptian government is sparing no efforts to protect and preserve its share in the Nile River and to confront any phenomena that negatively affect it. In this context, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi threatened Sept. 27 to deploy the army to protect the Nile from any illegal encroachments.

During the inauguration of the Bahr al-Baqar water station in the Sinai Peninsula, Sisi warned the violations against the Nile River have reached an unprecedented stage. He denounced them as not befitting a country the size of Egypt.

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